Advertisement for Postdoctoral Fellow position at DAA

The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics (DAA; at TIFR invites applications from qualified candidates for Visiting Fellow (post-doctoral) positions. The research interests pursued at DAA are diverse and include observational, theoretical, and computational efforts. The topics of interest include extrasolar planets, star formation, interstellar medium, star clusters, stellar dynamics, resolved transients, fast radio bursts, gravitational waves, seismology, Solar astrophysics, compact-object binaries, high-energy phenomena, and quantum gravity. The selected candidate is expected to pursue research projects independently although they are welcome to collaborate with any faculty in the department.

At the time of joining the candidate must have completed her/his Ph. D.

The position is initially for one year with an expectation for extensions for up to three years upon satisfactory performance.

The salary is competitive. In addition to salary, the position comes with accommodation on the beautiful TIFR campus. The researcher will have health benefits and research contingency grants.

Deadline for application:
July 31, 2021

Application procedure:
The application should include a cover letter, research proposal (should include past research expertise, future research plans at TIFR), CV, publication list, and contact information and designations of three referees. Interested applicants should collate all material into a single PDF and send it to If the interested applicant already has a specific faculty in mind, it is alright to contact that faculty as well, but a formal application should be sent to the above-mentioned email.

Dr. Sourav Chatterjee
A 257, DAA, TIFR, Homi Bhaba Road
Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai 400005